each Southern Living magazine cover for a pdf of the article
highlighting one of John Legerton's projects.
John Legerton, AIA, LEED AP, Principal of Legerton
Architecture, has over 35 years of providing professional architectural
design and planning services for a wide variety of clients.
He received his Bachelor of Science with Honors from the Georgia
Institute of Technology, College of Architecture, in 1975, and
his Master of Architecture in 1979 from the University of Pennsylvania,
graduate School of Fine Arts, where he also served as a Teaching
Fellow in 1978. He continued his studies with courses in strategic
planning in the Social Systems Science Program at the University
of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.
John has been a member of the American Institute of Architects
(AIA) for the past twenty-seven years. His ongoing interest in
energy efficient and sustainable technologies has included membership
on the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the past seven years,
and membership in the International Solar Energy Society (ISES),
and the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). He is a LEED Accredited
Professional through the USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental
Design (LEED) Green Building Rating Program.
John is an engaged citizen in the greater Asheville Community.
For eight years, he served on the Asheville City Board of Education,
with four years as Board Chair, and has served as Board Liaison
to a number of committees focused on student achievement and healthy
school development. For eight years, he served as a Board
member of the Education Coalition for Asheville and Buncombe County,
a coalition of over 20 agencies and groups dedicated to improving
student achievement and opportunities. Prior to his service on
the Asheville City Board of Education, he served for six years
on various Parent Teacher Councils and Associations and coached
a girls' soccer team for eleven seasons.
For ten years, he served as a member of the Leadership Asheville
Forum, a group committed to the development of community leaders
in Asheville and Buncombe County, and a public forum for issues
critical to the future well-being of the region. For three years, he served on the Pack Place Education, Arts & Sciences Center Board.